Thesaurus / dies


When he dies he is praised as a demi-god, and his monument records every thing but his vices.

While the one dies thus, while the other so laments his Death, how justly are they both render'd immortal?

Lectures on PoetryJoseph Trapp

He grieved for Patmore as a wife grieves for the husband who dies before the birth of her child.

Fundamental debates in a Commonwealth must be settled, or the Commonwealth dies.

Love days (Dies amoris) were days fixed for settling differences by umpire, without having recourse to law or to violence.

If it was wholly physical then it dies with the death of the object.

Jallu'd-dn RmFrederick Hadland Davis

The pollen grain is a living organism, and if it is sent in a closely corked bottle it smothers and dies.

He has also told his sister that when Dinah dies he shall not marry again.

So she dies, and is borne down Thames to London, the fairest corpse, “and she lay as though she had smiled.”

Alfred TennysonAndrew Lang

And now and then one dies—else what use would cemeteries be?

The Great AdventureArnold Bennett


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